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Self Help Graphics & Art is undergoing leasehold improvements, and its offices are closed during this time. However, we are still operating offsite. We are here to answer any inquiries or questions you may have, so please call us at 323-881-6444 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



NOCHE DE OFRENDA

With Master Altar Maker Ofelia Esparza and the Esparza Family

Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 7PM - 9PM

at 

200 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012


Noche de Ofrenda will expand its reach to include families and individuals from all over Los Angeles County at Grand Park’s beautiful and easily accessible space located in Downtown Los Angeles. In celebration of our loved ones, 50 Altares by local partners, community based organizations, and artists will be installed at Grand Park. The program for the evening will include an opening prayer and closing with danza along with theatrical (Casa 0101's teen theatre group), poetry & spoken word by Corazon del Pueblo and a musical performance by El-Haru Kuroi.



SUNDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2014 | 5PM - 11PM 

41ST ANNUAL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
UNA CITA CON LA VIDA

Special Musical Performances by

Las Cafeteras  Raul y Mexia

Metralleta de Oro  The Stone Soul Echoes

¡Aparato! • Magaly La Voz de Oro and more...


at Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez High School
1200 Plaza Del Sol, Boyle Heights, CA 90033
(directly across from Self Help Graphics & Art)

Use the Goldline Metro (Pico/Aliso Stop) - Limited Paid Parking On Site!

Traditional Ceremonial Blessing * Food and Craft Vendors
Face Painting * Children's Workshops

FEATURED LOCAL FOOD, ARTS & CRAFTS VENDORS:2ndWnd, Lalo Alcaraz, Butterflies and Hummingbirds, Casa Belen LLC, Celsa's Tacos, Chano's Elotes, La Candelaria Candles, Cihuatl Poxteca, Colibri Boutique, Crafty Frida, Diversity Graphics, De La Luna Designs, Estefania's Tamales, Fiesta Mexicana, Ana Guajardo, Javier Orozco, JDN73, Kalli Arte, Relics Loft, Araceli Silva, Social Machine Productions, White Wall Wear Inc., Urban Xic, Xochipilli Wear, Ernesto Yerena


Self Help Graphics & Art’s 40th Annual Dia de los Muertos is made possible by our artists, volunteers and board of directors with sponsorship from California Community Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Los Angeles County Arts Commision, Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles, Sony Pictures Entertainment, City of Los Angeles, Councilman Jose Huizar 14th District, The East Los Angeles Society of Film & Arts, Grand Park, Pasadena Art Alliance, the National Endowment for the Arts, Supervisor Gloria Molina, First District, Bank of America, AARP, Square, La Monarcha Bakery, Tampico, Ofelia Esparza, Zac Guevara, Alexa Kim, Olivia Montes, Sticky Rick's, and LA Weekly. Self Help Graphics & Art also recognizes the important contributions of our partners: Building Healthy Communities - Boyle Heights, CalArts Community Arts Partnership Digital Media Project, Casa 0101, Corazon del Pueblo, Ruben “Funkahuatl” Guevara, Homeboy Industries, LURN, Mendez Learning Center, Mujeres de Maiz, Ovarian Psychos, Proyecto Pastoral / Dolores Mission.





DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
RELATED EVENTS

COMMUNITY ART WORKSHOPS

Every Saturday in Oct. 12PM - 3PM - 10/4; 10/11; 10/18; 10/25

 10/25 at Grand Park (200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012)


Please note that the Paper Mache Calaveras & Calacas Workshop will continue as follows:

• Sun. 10/26 at Center Theatre Group’s The Shop (2856 E. 11th St., Los Angeles, CA 90023)

Please be on time, wear clothes that are not too precious, and enjoy a Saturday afternoon of fun & tradición with friends and family.


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!


As you know, Self Help Graphics relies on the help and generosity of our volunteers to put on many of our events.


Volunteers are needed for our:

Día de los Muertos Celebration (face painters)


Please consider becoming a volunteer--it is as much fun as it is fulfilling! Contact us via email at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or call SHG at 323-881-6444 to join us ahora!


SELF HELP GRAPHICS & ART'S
BARRIO MOBILE ART STUDIO
WILL BE FACILITATING WORKSHOPS
Los Angeles / Islam Arts Initiative (LA/IAI)

Sunday, October 26, 2014 | 2PM to 5PM (FREE)

at DCA's Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

4800 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027 map


Saturday, November 8, 2014 | 6PM (FREE)

at Medina 977

1/2 Chung King Road, Los Angeles, CA 90012 map


Self Help Graphics & Art's is a proud participant of the The Los Angeles / Islam Arts Initiative (LA/IAI) bringing together nearly 30 cultural institutions throughout Los Angeles to tell various stories of traditional and contemporary art from multiple Islamic regions and their significant global diasporas. LA/IAI is the first-of-its kind, wide-scale citywide initiative on Islamic arts producing and presenting programming such as art exhibitions, panels, discussions, and performances.


Self Help Graphics & Art's newly relaunched Barrio Mobile Art Studio will be facilitating free art workshops on Sunday, October 26 (2PM) and Saturday, November 8 (6PM).


The LA / Islam Arts Initiative is presented by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) with major support from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Community Foundation, the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), and the Barnsdall Park Foundation.


#LAIslamArts


IMPORTANT LEASEHOLD IMPROVEMENTS
& FACILITY UPDATE



Self Help Graphics & Art is beginning facility leasehold improvements, and will the administrative be periodically closed during this time. We are still here to answer any inquiries or questions you may have, so please call us at 323-881-6444 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Self Help Graphics & Art will premiere its revamped space with the launch of a special 40th annual special prints exhibition with a date soon to be announced.


Select programming will continue at alternate sites during this time.



Supports Public Art Workshops Supports the Professional Printmaking Program Supports Community Art Workshops Supports the Summer of Youth (S.O.Y. Artista) Program Underwrites 1 Exhibition at Self Help Graphics


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SOY ARTISTA 2013
PHONE ART ANIMATION




WATCH THE SHG 2013 VIDEO



WATCH THE SHG 2012 VIDEO





Self Help Graphics & Art

1300 East First Street

Boyle Heights, CA 90033


tel 323.881.6444

hrs Tue - Wed by appointment only

hrs Thu - Sat 10am to 4pm

em info@selfhelpgraphics.com



Parking is limited in the area. We encourage people to take Metro (www.metro.net) and exit at the Gold Line Pico/Aliso Station. 



GRACIAS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!


Self Help Graphics & Art is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Our programs and events are supported in part by our artists, volunteers, and board of directors, as well as by our major donors and collectors. Additional support is provided by AltaMed, Bank of America Foundation, California Community Foundation, Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles, Entravision Communications Corporation, Grand Park, The James Irvine Foundation, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, First District, Lexus, the National Endowment for the Arts, Rose Hills Foundation, Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Square, Pasadena Art Allaince, TransAmerica and Weingart Foundation.




ONGOING WORKSHOPS


CAP/Digital Media Program

Aerosol Art Workshop

DIY Silk Screening

Ceramic Tile Workshop